East Coast US, Travels

Appalachian Adventures, part I: backpacking the Standing Indian Loop in North Carolina

I’ve never been much of a backpacker. I went about 3 times as a kid with my dad but – as you know if you’ve followed me for a while – he and I don’t get along. We never did. The result is that my sister and I wound up hating almost everything he ever… Continue reading Appalachian Adventures, part I: backpacking the Standing Indian Loop in North Carolina

US National Parks, Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park (part VI) – Seven Mile Hole

As I promised at the end of my last post, today I bring you the second ever Handstands Around the World guest post, once again courtesy of my mom! She had so much fun writing the last one that she offered to do another. Well, the only person I know who has been to Yellowstone… Continue reading Yellowstone National Park (part VI) – Seven Mile Hole

Travels, US National Parks, West Coast US

Beyond the Moonscape – Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho (part III)

Today is an exciting day for me on Handstands Around the World. Today features my very first guest post! The guest author: my mom. She’s been reading my posts since I started this blog and she’s always been there to help me remember the details of our trips, proofread, and remind me of my propensity… Continue reading Beyond the Moonscape – Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho (part III)